Lottie Byrd

Friday, May 16, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lottie L. Byrd, 84, of Sikeston died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 4, 1918, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Allie Taylor Spradlin. She and Edgar Moril Byrd were married Aug. 20, 1938. He died July 18, 1986.

Byrd had been a self-employed beautician and had worked at International Shoe Co. in Sikeston. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Stone of Sikeston; two brothers, Charles Spradlin of Scott City, M.A. "Pete" Spradlin of Potosi, Mo.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and two great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and sister.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. William Koch, Sandra Schaller and A.J. Wollenburg officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.